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Fellowship for Christian Athletes brings students together through shared faith

Fellowship for Christian Athletes brings students together through shared faith

Anna Owsley and Ben Wieland

November 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

The Fellowship for Christian Athletes, or FCA, was founded by sponsor Matt Best this year for student-athletes to participate in student-led prayer groups. Friday meetings held biweekly at 7:15 a.m. feature an ice breaker and a group prayer. According to junior Morgan Koca, the club brings student-a...

Staff editorial: World religion studies encourage tolerance

Staff editorial: World religion studies encourage tolerance

JagWire staff

December 14, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

Since the beginning of time, religion has played a large role in dictating historical and current events. Religion often shapes our worldview, influences our choices and determines the key points in our lives, making it an educational subject to study in high school. Although some believe teaching all world...

Different influences impact how students identify their beliefs

Different influences impact how students identify their beliefs

Braden Shaw, Marah Shulda, JagWire editor-in-chief, JagWire reporter

December 12, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

Most students believe their peers have similar religious views that typically center around Christianity. In fact, in a student survey of 691 Mill Valley students, 501 students said they were Christian. However, even with this statistic, other students participate in other religions such as Islam and Judaism. Also, according...

Religion has quickly changed sophomore Sydney Clarkin’s life

Religion has quickly changed sophomore Sydney Clarkin’s life

Deanna Newman, JAG Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Define Yourself, Special coverage

When sophomore Sydney Clarkin first walked into the Westside Family Church student ministry in August 2015, she never would have guessed that in a little over a year she would be up on stage speaking to the entire high school ministry about her spiritual journey. Clarkin started attending Westside over a ye...

The Music Man: Winter Jam, “Christian music” and Family Force 5

The Music Man: Winter Jam, “Christian music” and Family Force 5

Justin Curto, JagWire managing editor

January 28, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

Waiting hours in the cold to go to Winter Jam has become a nearly annual experience for me, and this past Sunday marked the fourth year I went out of the last five. If you don’t know, Winter Jam is an annual tour that features 10 artists for only $10. The main selling point of the concert is that ...

Senior Dylan Wall serves as a Jehovah’s Witness within the community

Senior Dylan Wall serves as a Jehovah’s Witness within the community

Cassi Benson, JAG Reporter

January 16, 2015


Filed under Putting family first, Special coverage

Jehovah’s Witness, one of many religions in the world includes followers senior Dylan Wall and his father Matt Wall who believe in devoting time for ministry work, balance, future prospects on Earth, and a life devoted to following Christ. Jehovah’s Witnesses are part of a Christian worldwide...

Teen should be educated when deciding their beliefs

Teen should be educated when deciding their beliefs

Lizzie Kulcsar, JagWire reporter

December 11, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Throughout my years of middle school and high school I have noticed a habit that many of my peers have. This habit is indeed cringe-worthy and an embarrassment to all teenagers. This would be the habit of labeling oneself by means of where you stand on the political scale or religion when you don’t...

Christianity dominates religious population

Christianity dominates religious population

Adri Talavera, JagWire reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

As a sign of respect, sophomore Sivani Gadiraju showers prior to praying to the gods each night. Gadiraju does this not only to cleanse her body, but also to relax her mind. In the Hindu religion, bathing, or “Snanam,” is considered the most important daily ritual because of its ability to purify...

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